John EDWARDS

Male 1694 - 1769  (75 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John EDWARDS was born 27 Feb 1693/94, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (son of Richard EDWARDS and Mary TALCOTT); died 16 May 1769, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Name:
    John Edwards was a deacon, and they were admitted to full communion in the First church, she on 3 Aug. 1718, before her marriage, and he on 28 Jan. 1732/3

    John married Christian COFFIN 24 Dec 1719, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Christian was born 8 Apr 1695, Nantucket, Massachusetts; died 18 Jan 1769, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Richard EDWARDS was born 16 May 1647, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut (son of William EDWARDS and Agnes HARRIS); died 20 Apr 1718, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: 01 May 1647, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

    Richard married Mary TALCOTT 1692. Mary (daughter of John TALCOTT and Helena WAKEMAN) was born 26 May 1661, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 19 Apr 1723, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary TALCOTT was born 26 May 1661, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (daughter of John TALCOTT and Helena WAKEMAN); died 19 Apr 1723, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. Jonathan EDWARDS was born 20 Jan 1693, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut; died 21 Mar 1693, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
    2. 1. John EDWARDS was born 27 Feb 1693/94, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 16 May 1769, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Hannah EDWARDS was born Between 03 Jan 1695 and 1696, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 17 Oct 1747, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Richard EDWARDS was born 05 Jun 1698, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 20 May 1713, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Hon. Daniel EDWARDS was born 11 Apr 1701, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Sep 1765, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Samuel EDWARDS was born 01 Nov 1702, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 03 Nov 1732, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William EDWARDS was christened 1 Nov 1618, St. Botolph; died Bef 1672.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Son of Rev. Richard Edwards and Anne

    Notes:

    William was one of the first settlers of Hartford. His mother was Ann, wife of James Cole, whom she married in England. James Cole, died in 1652. Ann died February 20, 1679.

    William married Agnes HARRIS 11 Dec 1645, Hartford, Connecticut. Agnes (daughter of Bartholomew HARRIS and Elizabeth COLLAMORE) was christened 6 Apr 1604, Barnstaple, co. Devon; died Aft 1680. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Agnes HARRIS was christened 6 Apr 1604, Barnstaple, co. Devon (daughter of Bartholomew HARRIS and Elizabeth COLLAMORE); died Aft 1680.

    Notes:

    Agnes was more than ordinary woman; she had a large and notable posterity by both of her husbands. Her granddaughter Deborah Joy married Captain Andrew Ward and had nine children. Among their many distinguished descendants was Henry Ward Beecher, so that she is the ancestress of the two most notable divines in American Edwards and Beecher, who with William Ellery Channing are the only preachers and theologians admitted to the "Hall of Fame."

    Children:
    1. 2. Richard EDWARDS was born 16 May 1647, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut; died 20 Apr 1718, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

  3. 6.  John TALCOTT was born Bef 1632, Braintree, Essex Co., England; died 23 Jul 1688, Hartford, Hartford County,Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Son of John Talcott and Dorothy Mott

    Notes:

    Name:
    "The Talcott Pedgree": He came over from England with his parents and sister Mary (who afterwards married the Rev. John russell) in the ship Lyon, in 1632. He resided in Hartford; was made an ensign in 1650, a captain in 1660; was elected a deputy or assistant magistrate, of the Colony of Connecticut, before it was joined to New Haven, May 18, 1654, and Treasurer to succeed his father, May 17, 1660, which office he held till 1676. He was one of the patentees named in the Charter of Charles the First, granted to Connecticut April 20, 1662; which document was entrusted to Wyllis, TALCOTT,and Allyn for safe-keeping. In 1676, on the breaking out of the Philip war, he resigned the office of treasurer and was appointed to the command of the army with the rank of major, and in June of that year went into the field at the head of the "standing army" of Connecticut, accompanied by 200 Mohigan and "Pequot Indians." In the various battles with the Indians in which he was engaged, he was ALWAYS victorious, and obtained great renown as an "Indian fighter." Many of his official papers are on record in the Secretary of State's office at hartford, and are interesting relics of the memorable Philip war. Early in the war he was promoted to the rank of Lieut.-Colonel. In March 1662 the General Court granted to him and to John Allyn 600 acres of upland and 100 acres of meadow land, to be laid out in Hammonaset (Killingsworth).

    Lt.-Col. Talcott died intestate, his property amounting to L2232 3s. 6d., was claimed by his oldest surviving son, Governor Joseph Talcott, who petitioned the General Court May 15, 1691, to give him possession thereof, which he claimed by right of primogeniture.

    John married Helena WAKEMAN 29 Oct 1650. Helena (daughter of John WAKEMAN and Elizabeth HOPKINS) died 21 Jun 1674, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Helena WAKEMAN (daughter of John WAKEMAN and Elizabeth HOPKINS); died 21 Jun 1674, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 23 Dec 1632

    Children:
    1. 3. Mary TALCOTT was born 26 May 1661, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 19 Apr 1723, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Hannah TALCOTT was born 8 Dec 1663, Hartford, Hartford County,Connecticut; died 28 Mar 1696.
    3. Dorothy TALCOTT was born 20 Feb 1666, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Mar 1696, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Joseph TALCOTT was born 16 Nov 1669, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut; died 11 Oct 1741, Hartford, Hartford County,Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 10.  Bartholomew HARRIS was born Abt 1560; was buried 10 Oct 1615, Barnstaple, co. Devon.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Yeomen
    • Fact: 1602, Mayor of Barnstaple co. Devon

    Bartholomew married Elizabeth COLLAMORE 18 Jan 1586/7. Elizabeth (daughter of Henry COLLAMORE and Margaret BLIGHT) was christened 2 Sep 1566, Bishop's Tawton, Co. Devon; was buried 7 Dec 1647, Barnstaple, co. Devon. [Group Sheet]


  2. 11.  Elizabeth COLLAMORE was christened 2 Sep 1566, Bishop's Tawton, Co. Devon (daughter of Henry COLLAMORE and Margaret BLIGHT); was buried 7 Dec 1647, Barnstaple, co. Devon.
    Children:
    1. 5. Agnes HARRIS was christened 6 Apr 1604, Barnstaple, co. Devon; died Aft 1680.

  3. 14.  John WAKEMAN was born 29 Mar 1601, Bewdley, England (son of Frances WAKEMAN and Anne GOODE); died Between 1660 and 1661, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 29 Mar 1601, Bewdley, co. Worcester, England

    John married Elizabeth HOPKINS Between 28 Jan 1627 and 1628, Bewdley, Herefordshire, England. Elizabeth was born 1610, Worcester, England; died 1658, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Elizabeth HOPKINS was born 1610, Worcester, England; died 1658, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of William Hopkins and Helen Vickaris
    • Baptism: 07 Oct 1610, Ribbesford Church, co. Worcester, England

    Children:
    1. 7. Helena WAKEMAN died 21 Jun 1674, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Samuel WAKEMAN died Between 08 Mar 1691 and 1692, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Elizabeth WAKEMAN
    4. John WAKEMAN died 19 Jan 1636.